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WETA
Feb 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
away from president obama's state of the union address. americans aren't just listening for what he says but how he says it. will he strike a hopeful or optimistic tone, and will he offer a concrete plan to create jobs and grow the economy? washington bureau chief darren gersh reports. >> reporter: with more than half of americans thinking the economy is still in recession, it makes sense that the president is focused on a jobs agenda in his speech tonight. but while his plan may be new, the challenge is not. >> the economy is not growing fast because the demand for the goods and services that we can produce in this country has not increased very much. and unfortunately, the public sector purchases of consumption items and investment items has been incredibly weak compared with earlier recessions. >> reporter: state and local spending on roads, buildings and bridges has hit a seven-year low. it's fallen so far that even the massive stimulus plan was not enough to make up the gap, and that's the challenge for the president. he's expected to propose more spending on infrastructure ton
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
as well. >> tonight the focus will be on president obama as he delivers his state of the union. >> he is expected to press congress to improve more -- approve more tax increases and spending cuts. >> president obama's state of the union speech tonight will focus primarily on jobs and the economy. it is expected to be different than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to the speech and how we grow the economy so everybody can participate and get a fair shot. >> president a look at clean energy education, and infrastructure. he warns against the automatic spending cuts. adding additional spending would require congressional approval putting mr. obama on a collision course with house republicans. >> it's time for washington to get back to the basics. we cannot continue to spend money we don't have. >> mr. obama will collaborate on some of the big themes from his inaugural speech such as immigration, climate change, and gun violence. tomorrow he goes to north carolina for a speech to workers at an auto plant. the town has a small house where mr. obama visited
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
obama tonight's state of the union include 6-year-old star of the beast of the southern wild and nasa' mohawk guy will be a guest for the first lady. he'll get a lot of attention for working on the curiosity landing on mars. he'll there be to highlight the president's call for more vees yaz for immigrants working on engineering. >>> we have a website that is designed to create a second screen experience with fact checking and social media reactions. >>> and also on hand tonight, ted nugent who will be a guest of republican congressman steve stockman. last year nugent said he would be dead or in jail if president obama was re-elected. i guess he forgot it add or in congress. and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> let the good times roll. it's fat tuesday in bushon street. thousands flock to new orleans to take part in mardi gras. jay gray is live on bourbon street. you having a good time down there? >> reporter: yeah. i got them all the right way. i bought them in a shop. take a look down bourbon street. this place is still packed. that is unbelievable. that is a trash
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
state of the union address. president obama is expected to detail his plans for reducing gun violence. nbc's tracie potts is live from washington with more. tracie, what else can we expect to hear from the president tonight? >> reporter: well, that, mara, plus immigration, another big issue where the president hopes to have some influence outside the beltway to press lawmakers to get something done. another question, the big issue is money, $85 billion in cuts what we've been calling here in washington, the sequester that kicks in in just a few weeks. the president expected to address that. the white house said he will build on the scene from his inaugural speech. progressive themes, popular themes and focus on jobs and the middle class and the economy and growth. so instead of focusing on the effect of those cuts on the pentagon, the president will talk about the effect on the middle class. things like research and headstart and push for congress to quickly make some changes to fix the debt coalition here in washington say it's not just the president and it's not just congre
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
the union address. mr. obama is expected to focus on the economy. democrats and republicans say they are anxious to hear the president's plan to get more people back to work during this second term. >> the sooner we begin to address our fiscal problem, i think the sooner the economy will begin to improve. >> the president is also expected to ask congress to invest more in education, clean energy and repairing the nation's crumbling roads and bridges. he'll take his state of the union message on the road later this week with stops in asheville, north carolina, atlanta and chicago. >>> musician and gun advocate ted nugent is making the trip to d.c. for the state of the union address. he'll be the guest of steve stockman. he's been outspoken in his support for the national rifle association and his dislike of the president. he was investigated by the secret service last year after saying if president obama were re-elected, he would, quote, either be dead or in jail. stockman said he is excited to sit nugent next to him and is pretty sure he'll have a lot to say after the address. >
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 2:30am PST
coincide with president obama's state of the union address this evening. this adds a new dynamic to the president's speech in which he was planning to call for a reduction in america's nuclear arsen arsenal. the underground test was the most powerful to date. if confirmed this would mark north korea's third nuclear test since 2006 and the first since kim jong un took over the country. the test follows tightened sanctions imposed by the united nations after the north defied earlier resolutions and carried out a controversial rocket launch. when coupled with recent threats toward the united states, today's actions raise new concerns in washington and around the world particularly in asia about north korea's intentions of becoming an all out nuclear power with missile capability. they're also concerned on the par of united states about north korea's nuclear ties to iran whose weapons programs are also great concern to the united states. the united nations security council scheduled to meet this morning at 9:00 a.m. eastern time to address the situation. as always, north korea you have to w
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30am EST
did not in the cooler. >>> in other news, president obama will deliver his state of the union tomorrow night. he's expected to push for more investment in infrastructure and clean energy. he'll zero in on the issue of the middle class advocating for what he described last week as a, quote, economy that works for everybody. tomorrow's speech is also going to focus on immigration, climate change and gun violence. big themes from the president's inaugural address last month. then on wednesday the president hits the road. he goes to asheville, north carolina. a three state tour. the presidential barnstorming is also going to hit atlanta and chicago later in the week. in tuesday's speech in the house chamber the president is going to come face to face with his congressional critics, including those who are now vowing to oppose his nomination for top cabinet spots. lindsey graham is leading that efrt. he's threatening to hold up those picks until the white house delivers more information on the september 11th attack in benghazi. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
investigation coming up tonight at 5:00. we are hours away from president obama's date of the union address. the white house said they would detail his plans for growing the economy, good control, and the latest nuclear tests in north korea. danielle lea is in washington with more. >> president obama will have to focus on the in the battle in congress tonight, the sequestration, and the gun debate. but aides say he also hopes to move the conversation forward and focus on his vision for creating jobs. money will drive president obama's stance on the state of the union. he will have a common theme of protecting the middle class. >> he will demonstrate how we have to invest in manufacturing, making the u.s. a magnet for job growth, preparing our work force, and making sure that if you work hard, you can earn a good living. >> congress has two weeks to reach a budget deal to cut the deficit or face $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the president is continuing an old argument with a balance of spending cuts and revenues. >> let us know one thing, when the ballots? >> gun-control is also on
KRON
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
left one man dead and four others injured. >> president obama delivers his state of the union address lasttonight. >> it is confirmed no. 3 at set off a nuclear weapon, we will have details later on. >> we start off with some clouds out there and locally dense fog for the north bay valleys. sunny skies and cooler air along the coastline. full details of your extended forecast coming up and my next report. >> the good news about this commute is it is boring. we are not tracking any hot spots or major delays. your quick commute back from the bay bridge toll plaza is a 14 to 16 minutes drive time. traffic is getting heavier in the east bay, moderate to heavy conditions. still light for the south bay and highway 1 01 the peninsula and marin county is problem free. >> 7:01 a.m. and one man is dead and four others are wounded after a shooting at 8:30 p.m. last night. >> investigators are looking to see of the victims were targeted. to the victims were found inside the rise. so far no one has been arrested in this case. police would give us an update later on this morning. >> we have another
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm EST
symphony, have you heard? one group that will be watching president obama's state of the union speech carefully are retirees. eamon is here with a few numbers to expect and some encouraging signs. >> hi, simon, it's bound to be one of the most scrutinized aspects of the speech, entitlements, social security, medicare, medicate weighed against the backdrop of what he said against his second inaugural address here in washington just a couple weeks ago. take a listen. >> the commitments we make to each other, through medicare and medicare and social security, these things do not sap our initiative, they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers, they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> and some context for the president tonight, a little bit of encouraging news coming out of the cbo. this was highlighted by "new york times" today. take a look at some of these new numbers coming from the cbo detailing cost curve bending here now on the part of medicare and medicaid. cbo saying in 2020 medicare and medicaid spending is expected to be $200 billion o
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
morning. >>> also, gun lover, loud mouth rocker and now state of the union attendee. >> barack obama becomes the president in november again, i will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. >> reporter: remember that? nra board member ted nugent tonight sitting just feet away from victims of gun violence. >> these are all legal guns and i'm going to see they remain legal because they're all good. >>> and the cruise from hell. >> it's a big mess. there's no power, there's no toilets, there's no food. it's like a bunch of savages. >> reporter: a carnival cruise anything but for thousands of people stranded in the middle of the gulf of mexico this morning. "newsroom" starts now. good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. it felt like an earthquake but this morning the truth is even more jolting. overnight north korea once again defied the world and detonated a nuclear bomb today, in rare solidarity world leaders are condemning that test and at this minute diplomats from the world's most powerful nations are meeting behind closed doors at the united n
PBS
Feb 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
us now with more on what to expect from president obama's state of the union address, david gordon, head of research at the eurasia group in washington d.c. >> so if you heard from our report, david, it's all about the economy. that's the big interest for most americans. what can the president propose tomorrow that will get the economy moving without some kind of big stimulus plan? >> so i think that the president's going to try to do a couple of things. first he's going to call on others to help him. first es he going to call on the congress to do two things. one, avoid the sequester, avoid the job cuts that will come from the sequester. and come to a balanced program on putting budget issues on the sidelines for the rest of this year. two, pass immigration reform so people have confidence, migrant workers have confidence, or security improves, so es's going to ask the congress. second he's going call on business whose balance sheets are in very good shape. he's going to say now is the time to invest in america. you have waited. you've improved your standing. we need to create job
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
michelle obama for tonight's state of the union address. >> and kai, we are just hours away from the president's state of the union address. wjz has complete coverage. monique griego talks to a local teen who will be sitting with the first lady. but first, tara mergener has more on the focus of the president's speech. >> reporter: president obama wasn't offering a preview of his speech to reporters this afternoon. >> mr. president, how is the speech? >> we'll find out tonight. >> reporter: white house officials say improving the economy and creating jobs will be front and center. >> as he outlays his plans tonight, everyone will see that if we work together, that we really will have a robust future. we can build that middle class. >> reporter: republicans want to hear president obama's plan for tackling the ballooning national debt. rising healthcare costs and the growth of government. >> a second term offers a second chance. and if the president wants to regain the credibility he's lost over the last four years on each of these issues, he'll start tonight. >> it's up to florida sena
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
toward the goal of building a number bomb small enough to be mounted on a rocket. president obama is ill coulding this highly provocative. >> that provocative act threatens to hijack president obama's message during his first state of the union address since reeelyion. the president had planned on focusing on the economy, but as sioux an mcginn miss reports, that may not be an option any more. >> >> putting the economy front and sen it in his state of the union address. work hard, everybody get as fair shot, fair shake and if we do that together, our nation will be stronger. >> the president is givenning the annual speech before congress and the american people are unemployment hovering -- drastic cuts and military spending getting ready to sock the economy if the president and congress can't reach a deal to stop them. >> the first thing we will be listening for is the president >> the president will make room in his speech and plans to announce 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan by this time next year. president obama is expected to speak about new gun laws with many v
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 8:00am PST
conduct the third ses in six years? it to embarass president obama before the state of the union? a parting outgoing shot at the south korean president? a partying present for. also among the unknowns. whether this was indeed a smaller device that was tested as the north claimed and whether it was fueled by plutonium like the first two nuclear tests in 06 and '09 or whether it represents a stunning advance in north korea's experiments with enriching ed uranium. >> there are many believe they're running out of plutonium. they also had a substantial uranium enrichment program for perhaps as long as 10 years. if leaks of gases from this test show it was uranium-based, that will demonstrate that they have, they have enriched-uranium to weapons-grade levels and successfully tested it. this would be a big breakthrough with potential implications for iran as well. >> reporter: north korea can not yet threaten the united states and its allies with a nuclear weapon. still, analysts now see the hermit kingdom making steady strides towards its gail of marrying a long range intercontinental bal
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
. the test comes before president barack obama's state of the union address and just ahead of the birthday of former north korean leader kim jong-il. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> the news out of north korea is expected to increase the significance of national security in president obama's state of the union address tonight but domestic issues will remain the focus of the evening speech. the president is expected to call for more money for infrastructure, clean energy and manufacturing jobs. >> this is the core emphasis that he has always placed in these big speeches remains the same and will remain the same which is the need to make the economy work for the mill class because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> the official republican response will come from u.s. senator marco rubio out of florida. he is expected to emphasize the need for smaller government and less regulations. some high-profile guests will attend tonight. they include tim cook the ceo of cupertino-based apple invited by first lady michelle obama. seve
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
three hours, president obama will address the nation in his state of the union address. and as the president makes his speech, one maryland student will be watching, right next to the first lady. monique griego has more on why this 16-year-old prodigy was invited to the state of the union. >> reporter: at just 16 years old, jack andraka has already made contributions to the world of cancer detection. and now his accomplishments are taking him all the way to the white house. >> reporter: as president obama headaches -- makes his state of the union address tonight, high school student jack andraka will be sitting from a very good seat. he was shocked when the white house called him last night. >> i'm like, hello. and they're like, we'd like you to sit in the box of the first lady at the state of the union. and i'm running around screaming. and the person on the other end of the phone probably thought i'm crazy now. >> he is being called for his work in cancer research. he won the prestigious intel science and engineering fair, for creating a simpler, and more accurate way of detectin
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
response to president obama's state of the union while making meaningful eye contact with something other than the camera that was pointed at her. that was the first one. the year after that, the tea party republican response to the republican response to the state of the union was given by pizza company executive herman cain. >> and so i say in response on behalf of the tea party and citizens people across this country, with all due respect, mr. president, some of us are not stupid. the state of the union is not good. >> the hermanator, the response responses. less you think the 2012 election changed anything in republican party politics, in case all the anti-abortion legislation in the states has not been persuasive enough, in case the reelection of party chairman reince priebus by acclimation is not persuasive enough, in case the persistent efforts at the state level to make voting harder even now in case those efforts have not been persuasive enough, let it be known that nothing at all has changed in republican party politics, even after the 2012 election. and they are sticking
PBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:30pm PST
anmore tonight on nbr. president obama is preparing to deliver his first state of the union address of his new term, tomorrow. the american people will be listening carefully to his plans to grow the economy, especially as they struggle with less take home pay, and worries about their jobs. while there are signs of improvement in the economy, the unemployment rate rose in january to 7.9%. so what is the current state of the economy? erika miller talked to two experts with different views. >> reporter: it may seem strange to many investors that the stock market can be hovering at five- year highs, when the economy is so weak. but what's fueling the rally is not the current situation, it's hope. >> we've taken out some of the downside tail risks. so, we're feeling like although it's not going to be a boom-y year, at least it will be a year where we can reasonably expect that the economy will continue to, you know, make progress. >> reporter: he expects there will be a continued slow, but steady, fall in the unemployment rate. in addition, the housing market recovery is spreading. >> we'v
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
on abc 7. dent obama delivers his state of the union address tomorrow night and is expected ut taxes and the battle, across- takeoard cuts that will effect on march 1. those cuts will likely hit the d.c. area harder than anyone else. >> 600,000 people out of work. will increase in employment is taxhe just got h increase. >> president obama has proposed trillion in debt reduction. the administration officials say president will also address gun-control on tuesday's -- on tuesday's speech. >> a 15-road girl was shot to death about a week after taking part in the inaugural parade. first lady michelle obama travel chicago and attended her funeral. >> gabrielle giffords will be in house chamber for the president's address on tuesday night. ed by her former successor congressman ron barbre. her husband will be there as a guest of senator john mccain. she was amended in a shooting in on, arizona and testified last month. >> investigators need your help in identifying a person who killed a woman. she was found unconscious afternoon. ied at the hospital. o the areareturned t to distribute flo
WETA
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
. president obama prepares his state of the union address. can he persuade those who did not vote for him? >> why should we? he is just the opposite of what we believe it. . >> welcome to our viewers on public television. tonight condonation is being leveled in north korea after they carried out a nuclear missile test in defiance of the united nations warnings. hours before president obama delivers his state of the union address, the white house calls it a highly provocative act. even the only major ally china is expecting from opposition. from south korea, and david reports. >> in an isolated paranoid nation this was hailed as a moment of national pride. >> this proves how great our military is, even if millions of enemies is half as we will win. onttack us we wille. >> this was about half as a parable of thetom -- powerful of the atom bombs america dropped on japan. last december, north korea put a satellite into orbit. it was in defiance of u.n. resolutions and marked a major step in its reocket technology. they say they have made a nuclear bomb that may be small of to mount on the
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
people. >> president obama added a third stop in his post-state of the union tour. he's going to travel to chicago, north carolina, and georgia to discuss proposals unveiled in his speech on tuesday. his speech on tuesday. >>> the familmy bad. tell me you have good insurance. yup, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate. really? i was afraid you'd have some cut-rate policy. nope, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance -- and you still get an allstate agent. i too have... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. [ normal voice ] same agent and everything. it's like we're connected. no we're not. yeah, we are. no, we're not. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? >>> happening now in chicago, police are talking with two so-called persons of interest in connection with the death of 15-year-oldh adiya pendleton. she was shot and killed just days after taking part in events surrounding president obama's inauguration in d.c. first lady michelle obama attended her funeral in chicago yesterday. the two people ar
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
defiance of the united nations warnings. hours before president obama delivers his state of the union address, the white house calls it a highly provocative act. even the only major ally china is expecting from opposition. from south korea, and david reports. >> in an isolated paranoid nation this was hailed as a moment of national pride. >> this proves how great our military is, even if millions of enemies is half as we will win. - attack us we will one. >> this was about half as a parable of the atom -- powerful of the atom bombs america dropped on japan. last december, north korea put a satellite into orbit. it was in defiance of u.n. resolutions and marked a major step in its reocket technology. they say they have made a nuclear bomb that may be small of to mount on the rocket. kim jong-un is barely 30 years old. some thought he might bring change to this port country. he seems to have decided nuclear bombs, not economic reform, is what will guarantee the survival of his regime. the korean peninsula was divided by war 60 years ago. south koreans reach beyond the dreams of northern
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 2:00am PST
"state of the union" now just hours away. how will president obama challenge republicans and seek common ground all at the same time? >>> and replacing the pope. with the holy father's sudden resignation, how do they pick the new one? soo good morning, i'm zoraida sambol sambolin. >> and i'm john berman with more breaking news just ahead. >>> north korea sending shock waves through the ground and around the world with its third test of an atomic test. this morning the white house is responding and allies in asia are calling emergency meetings as well. north korea's state-run news agency has announced, quote, they have success lil conducted a third underground nuclear test at a northern test site within that country. this after new york seismologists picked up a 5.1 earthquake in north crey a mile underground in the same area where they conducted two previous tests. the big question this morning how strong was the blast and how close is north korea to making a bomb that it can sell or launch. what does this mean for north korea's nuclear program? there are a lot of skeptics who say
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
when president obama stands before congress and the nation and delivers his fourth "state of the union" address. jobs and the economy will probably be issue number one, but the president is also expected to make his case for immigration reform as well as climate change and, of course, gun control. cnn's live coverage of the address begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern time. now, once the president is done, there will be two "state of the union" responses. senators marco rubio for the republicans and senator rand paul for the tea party. akarding to both republicans and the tea party, there's no divide of any kind. in fact, one says it represents a victory for the conservative movement. cnn's jim acosta explains. >> they talk about the cost of social programs. >> reporter: in one corner, florida senator mark colorado rubio, dubbed the republican savior on the cover of "time magazine." in the other corner kentucky senator rand paul with reaction from the tea party movement. for both men, the dueling speeches are a sudden sign of their star power. just three years ago rubio was a tea party favorite
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:30am PST
project president obama's past state of the union addresses have averaged a whopping 1:05:21 in length. the only president in the past 40 years to give longer state of the union addresses was, you guessed it, bill clinton. okay. enough real news. we're going to gather around the water cooler with lewis and talk about last night's really big shoe. you love the grammys. >> i love it. >> you have grammy fever. >> i have grammy fever. it's been a great awards season and the grammys did not disappoint last night. incredible collaborations. ed sheer rin performed a hit. along surprise guest elton john. alicia keys joined key five. sting and bruno mars led an upbeat tribute to justin timberlake. jay-z had a black and white version of suit and tie. there were powerful vocals by kelly clarkson. jack white sang love interruption. hughes was ripping it on the guitar. he smashed his guitar at the end of his performance. clarkson and fellow female powerhouses adele and carrie underwood got awards last night. it was the guys who won big. their hit we are young won. they are not young. belgian
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> a big night for president obama as he prepares for his state of the union address. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is tuesday, ferber a 12. i am cynne simpson. i am scott thuman. glenn beck to meteorologist jacqui jeras. to meteorologist jeras. is a breezy start. a little breezy especially off to our west where we have some wind advisory. it's 49 degrees at reagan national at this hour with a wind chill of 43. wind out of the northwest at 15 hour.an look at the wind chill factor. in frederick and hagerstown, martinsburg, winchester, looking 30's for the big chill index. it feels like 37 in luray. feels like 48 degrees in culpeper with calm wind. we are expecting a wintry mix tomorrow. we will spell out the details on in another couple minutes. first let's a check on traffic and weather jamee. 29 and route 32, fromractor-trailer 32 ended up on its side. lefthave that close, the lane getting by. northbound 29, that's the opposite side. lanes are open in burtonsvill
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 8:00am PST
thank you very much. >> thank you, thomas. president obama is gearing up for state of the union episode five with a two-pronged strategy. speak to the public and twist congressional arms. will the strategy break the gridlock? we will discuss the president's to do list with jared bernstein, eugene robinson, karen finney, and rick hertzberg. >> marco rubio is set to give the official gop response and ran paul plans to offer his own rebuttal. whose party is it anyway? we'll talk about the unlikely new third rail of republican politics, karl rove. all that when "now" starts in a mere 180 seconds. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. we create easy-to-use, powerful trading tools for all. look at these streaming charts! they're totally customizable and they let you visualize what might happe
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am EST
, president obama poised to lay out his second term agenda in tonight's state of the union address. the nation can expect to get an earful about immigration, gun control and the economy. abc's tahman bradley has details for us this morning from washington. hey, tahman. >> reporter: hey, rob. anticipate a speech much more elaborate than mr. obama's inaugural address. the white house says the big focus will be the economy and the middle-class. president obama's state of the union speech tonight will focus on jobs and the economy. it's expected to be different in substance and tone than the inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to the speech so everybody can have a fair shot. >> reporter: the president will push for additional government spending to provote manufacturing, clean energy and infrastructure. he will also address the cuts set to go. in adding additional spending would require congressional approval, setting mr. obama on a collision course with house republicans. >> it's time for washington to literally get back to the basics. we can't continue to spend mo
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
and then after the state of the union there will be people from the obama administration doing their spin on ipad and then throughout the week as well. the white house will be on facebook. vice president biden will be on yahoo! taking questions and answers throughout the week. this will be a week-long event. >> obama administration taking pride on being hooked up with the younger generation. good stuff. thank you very much. we'll have complete coverage of the state of the union tonight on nbc bay area. we'll have a look forward and the state of the union starts at 6:00 locally and then a complete wrap-up on nbc bay area news tonight at 11:00. >>> christina loren here to give us complete coverage on the great forecast for today. >> beautiful weather. the kind of weather where you can break out your spring wardrobe early. not just today, all week long. opens up a new wardrobe for many of us. as you can see right now, i want to show you this amazing picture that we have right here. this is san bruno. you can see the cloud deck here. beneath that cloud deck which is thin this morning, yo
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
olence as is president joe needs with officials, one president obama gives .is state of the union address he will push for stricter gun .roll measures developments on the manhunt in california. there is a one million-dollar reward for information that leads to the arrest of dorner, suspected of killing three people. police evacuated a store in san fernando valley. he laid out a hit list he calls targets that police and their .amilies out forators say he is back in 2008.ired there was a bond hearing for a charged in white oaks seven-month-g his old baby sister. 14-year-old johnathan aguiluc -- told police he sister lasting his , hit her, and covered her nose and mouth before she start crying. her to start utop he will be charged as an adult. for works mother left thursday night. and she got back to the , that is when she and the carfant .eat unresponsive >> an antiabortion group came together to mourn a woman who'd died after a loaded term -- rm abortion procedure. representatives from several antiabortion groups from around comeountry were on hand including religious organizations
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
minutes ago. he said he had no comment. >>> during tonight's state of the union address, president obama is expected to announce he's bringing some u.s. troops  home. according to a source close to the president, mr. obama will announce, the return of 34,000 u.s. troops from afghanistan. they are expected to come home in exactly one year marking the next phase of the president's plan to end the war in afghanistan by 2014. the president is also expected to talk about immigration reform, reducing gun violence and job creation. >> the president's principal preokay pation since he ran for office has been what we need to do to make our economy work for the middle class. >> marco rubio will deliver his address after president obama's. it will be in english and spanish. you can watch the state of the un yin address right here on -- union address right here starting at 6:00. then at 7:30, we'll break down the president's speech with randy shandobil. >>> earlier, france's lower house of parliament approved the bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children. the bill p
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:30am EST
. eastern time, president obama's going to deliver a state of the union address. it's a speech that's going to focus on his long-term ideas for the country and also deal with the pressing economic issue that is unfolding now, those are the sequester cuts that kick in the first of march. can you expect the president to talk about it in tonight's address. >> you'll hear from the president a very clear call for the need to take action to help our economy grow and help it create jobs. you will hear from him a wall as he have heard in the past recently from him on congress not to shoot the economy in the foot unnecessarily, to allow the sequester to kick in when it is wholly unnecessary to do that. >>> senate democrats are looking to have a bill ready by thursday that would head off the $8$85 billion in automatic spending cuts. new revenue is not part of the solution that republicans including the senate minority leader mitch mcconnell are looking for. >> unless senate democrats allow a reasonable spending cuttal terntive to pass this chamber before march 1st, the president's plan will go
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 9:00am EST
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NBC
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
lady's special guests at this evening's state of the union address. president obama is expected to detail his plans for reducing gun violence. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from washington with more. as we know, it could be one of a dozen things the president brings up. >> reporter: absolutely. including immigration and a number of other things. one of the big things he'll focus on is money. particularly the $85 billion in automatic cuts coming in just a few weeks. tonight instead of focusing on how budget cuts would affect the pentagon, we're told president obama will focus on the middle class. cuts to headstart, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the needs to continue jobs or have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight the parent of a slain chicago teenager who had just marched in the inaugural parade, underscoring the president's gun control. the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may have more impact outside washington. >> the goal is to move public opinion because t
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: what can the nation expect from president obama's state of the union speech tonight? i spoke with white house press secretary jay carney a short time ago. jay carney, thank you for joining us. let me begin by asking what does the president want to accomplish tonight? >> judy, tonight he wants to make clear to the american people that his number-one priority is what it has always been since he began running for the office of the presidency back in 2007. that is, the need to grow the economy and rebuild and strengthen the middle class because the middle class has always been the engine of our economic growth. when the middle class does well, when our economy grows from the middle out instead of the top down, america does better. that's really been the focus of his energies on domestic policy since, like i said, the time he began running for this office. it was the focus of so much what he did in his first term. it remains the focus because the recession that was in full bloom when he took office in january of 2009 cost this economy almost nine million jobs. and dug a heublg hol
FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
are about 27 hours away from president obama's first "state of the union" address of the second term. chief white house correspondent ed henry tells us what we can expect to hear. >> president obama only used the word "jobs" twice in the inaugural address, his team is now building tuesday's big speech as a continuation of a major push on the economy. >> you will hear in the president's "state of the union" an outline from him for his plan to create jobs and grow the middle class. the president has always viewed the two speeches, inaugural address and "state of the union" two acts of the same play. >> the play since inaugural featured scenes with the president focusing instead on gun control, immigration reform and other issues. leading to headlines this weekend about the president pivoting back to jobs. a phrase republicans say they have heard nearly a dozen times since mr. obama first tried to pivot back from healthcare. >> the president spent most of the first term avoiding the issues americans cared about most. >> what i am suggesting is he not do the same thing this time around.
KRON
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
angeles police department. >> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tomorrow. >> is expected to focus on boosting job creation and economic growth during this time of high and an appointment. >> the president also may use tomorrow's primetime address before a joint session of congress to announce the next steps for concluding the war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. >> tomorrow's address marked for mr. obamas second high- profile speech to the nation about three weeks after his inaugural address last month began the second term. >> the president preview the address during a meeting with house democrats on thursday. >> after delivering the state of the union address, president obama will travel to three states over three days. is going on the road to drum up support for his economic and other policy proposals. >> mr. obamas also seeks support for his push for u.s. gd immigration laws. >> the president will travel to asheville, n.c., area on wednesday, the atlanta, ga. area on thursday, and the chicago area on friday. >> new this morning, a rocket carrying in
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
is no coincidence that today obama will be delivering that state of the union address. they are looking for a maximum tie-in with their arch enemy the united states. martha: this merry-go-round over north korea's nukes goes back 20 years. it froze its nuclear program in 1994 in an agreement with the u.s. but that broke down in 2002. north korea has been ramping up their production ever since. they put the number in the north between 4-13 nuclear bombs. bill: this is the range of the missile we do believe north korea has the capacity to. the range said to be 6,000 kilometers away from north korea. just to the edge of where you would findway. here is the dmz that separates north korea. this time of year it is isolated, it is remote, it is cold and snowy as well. we'll show you the region for the number of countries -- they have been party to the talks with north korea in the past. we are gauging talks out of moscow. we are going to bring you all of that as we move throughout the morning. northern region of north korea is where this was detected earlier today. martha, back to you.
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
intersection. >> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tonight and as we report, the president will spend most of the time on the issue americans say is most important to them. >> president obama's state of the union speech focuses on jobs and the economy and will be different in tone than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to the speech. how we grow the economy so everyone can participate, pay your fair share. >>the president bushes for additional government spending to promote manufacturing, education, clean energy, and infrastructure, and he will warn congress to avoid the automatic spending cuts if against and education schedules to go in effect open march 1 but avoiding the automatic cuts and adding additional spending requires congressional approval sending the president on a collision course with house republicans. >> it is time for washington to get back to the basics. we cannot condition to spend money we don't have. >> president obama will also elaborate on the big themes from the inauguration including climate change. toda
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
coverage of resignation on our website. >> president obama will deliver the state of the union address tonight. it will build consensus among democrats and republicans. tracie potts has a preview. >> tonight instead of focusing on how budget cuts would affect the pentagon, president obama will focus on the middle class. thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis to continue to have four manufacturing sector expand, that work is in don. >> in the audience, the parents of a slain chicago teenager, underscoring the president's push for gun control. >> i am happy that the murder of hadiya pendleton is on the president's mind. >> the goal is to move public opinion. that is what moves congress. >> lawmakers say his clear focus must be the budget. >> if we don't get it under control fairly soon, then we will end up with a nation which is insolvent. >> republicans are already criticizing what happens after the speech. the president will hit the road to push his agenda. >> if you are worried about this issue, why are you working with congress to prevent it? >> marco rubio delivers th
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
government flexes its military muscle by detonating a nuclear device. >>> president obama prepares to discuss nuclear proliferation as he delivers the first state of the union address of his second term tonight. >>> and getting ready for the giant party in the big easy. new orleans gears up for mardi gras celebrations. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning the north korean government stands in defiance of the rest of the world after conducting an underground nuclear test. a magnitude 5.1 earthquake was detected not far from the site the north used to conduct a similar test in 2009. seismologists say the tremors are consistent with underground explosions. now the condemnation from the international community was swift. president obama called the test highly provocative and said it threatens u.s. security and international peace. lucy craft is in tokyo with more this morning. good morning, lucy. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the u.n. security council is going to be holding an emergency session today on measures to dea
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